The chancellor, who on Wednesday begins examining the draft budget for 2022, criticized the energy policy of the conservatives of the CDU-CSU, which is too dependent on gas imported from Russia.
Germany will do itride“Winter”with courage and courageDespite the risk of shortages, Olaf Scholz, critic of Angela Merkel’s CDU energy policy, assured Wednesday. “We are in a situation where we can say that we will overcome this winter despite all the tensions, with the preparations we have made, which no one could have guaranteed three, four, five months ago.“The Chancellor has begun in front of the Bundestag, which begins on Wednesday the examination of the 2023 draft budget”.Now we are able to face this winter with courage and courage and to make sure that our country gets out of it.“, Chained the German Chancellor of the Social Democratic Party (SPD).
Angela Merkel’s successor also said “convinced that Germany is capable of embarking on the path of the future“, Claiming to have taken”far-reaching decisions, more important than those taken in recent decades“These decisions are bearing fruit, he assured, citing in particular the multiple projects for liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminals.
In addition, the gas storage levels “they are above 85%, which is significantly higher than in the same period last year“, Underlined in particular the former mayor of Hamburg, also praising the gas agreements concluded with France, Holland and Belgium. In an offensive tone, Olaf Scholz criticized the energy policy of the conservatives of the CDU-CSU, which is too dependent on gas imported from Russia.
It costs at half mast
The conservative union, in power from 2005 to 2021, is “entirely responsible for the fact that Germany decided to phase out coal and nuclear without ever having the strength to commit to anything“nor commit”the development of renewable energies“.”They have fought defensive battles against every wind turbine and every defensive battle in recent years is damaging Germany“, He chastised Olaf Scholz, former finance minister and vice-chancellor of the last coalition government of Angela Merkel.
Olaf Scholz, whose score is at half-mast in the polls, especially accused his opponents of having “cheated“And to have, when they were at the helm,”hidden the truth that we needed an increase in power generation from 600 to 800 terawatts by the end of the decade“.”It is good that you are in the opposition so that you can modernize the industry, so as to remain competitive and no longer evade this country’s problems.“Launched Olaf Scholz to the president of the CDU, Friedrich Merz.